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Problems about swollen eyes and lips - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Asthma and Allergy
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   how may i help you ?
User :   Hi, I reacted to eating some nuts this morning - I think they were hazelnuts
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender ?
User :   My eyes and lips swelled up
User :   I am 39 and male
Doctor :   did you took anything
User :   It is the first time I've had a serious reaction
User :   I took some anti-hystamine at first, then later some piriton
Doctor :   any relief ?
User :   The symptoms subsided after the first piriton and a bit more since the second
Doctor :   after you took the antihistamines?
User :   But it is now 12 hours since the attack
Doctor :   and have the symptoms subsided ?
User :   The antihistamines I took at the outset, but they did nothing for the swelling
User :   They may have taken away some of the itching
Doctor :   how is the swelling now
User :   It is better, but my eyes are still puffed - I am wondering how long it will take for the swelling to go and what I should do now
Doctor :   well give it time it will go away in few hours
Doctor :   as long its decreasing its a good sign
User :   ok, is there anything else I should do?
Doctor :   no thats aboutyou
Doctor :   you already have taken the medication
User :   Take tests?
Doctor :   so its ok
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